Guantanamo physicians ignored evidence of mistreatment: study

The Jurist

A study released Tuesday by PLoS Medicine asserts that US military medical personnel responsible for treating Guantanamo Bay detainees consciously disregarded evidence of physical and psychological torture.

The report’s authors, including a retired US Army general, reviewed the medical records and case files of nine detainees, each of whom claim to have been subjected to treatment prohibited under the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

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